ENGLISH LITERATURE. OLD ENGLISH AND RENAISSANCE LITERATURE

Course Code: RE116 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Language and literature • Field of study: Romanian Language and Literature - English Language and Literature
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Natalia Gloria Muntean
Seminar tutor: Natalia Gloria Muntean
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

Understanding an old English text having in view the literary traditions of the old culture from the beginnings up to the Renaissance period
Understanding and relating the literary texts with the historical and cultural contexts
Learning and producing critical and literary interpretation of the literary texts studied

Course Entry Requirements:

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Course contents:

From the origins to the Middle Ages Anglo-Saxon Poetry Medieval Poetry Medieval Drama The Renaissance Renaissance Drama William Shakespeare

Teaching methods:

lecture, conversation, exemplification

Learning outcomes:

establishing literary and historical facts on the basis of the existing sources of the time; the production of new knowledge concerning old English literature on the basis of the study of a literary epoch

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

combined oral and written examination to verify the correctness and amount of knowledge assimilated. (50%+50%)

Recommended reading:

Daiches, David, A Critical History of the English Literature, -, London, 1998, -.
M. Dobson, The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, -.
Lup┼ča, M., An Introduction in the History of English Literature, Aeternitas Publishing House, -, 2010, -.
John Dover Wilson, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000, -.
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